Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Dr. Il-Ho Kim is an Independent Scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research at CAMH. For the past five years, she has conducted social and epidemiological research at CAMH and the University of Toronto. Prior to this, she worked for more than 25 years in the field of public health as a health promotion planner in Seoul, South Korea.
Areas of Research
Dr. Kim’s work experience includes community surveys, health promotion planning, and research into the socioeconomic determinants of health. Her research, in general, has focused on three areas: (1) work and health, (2) gender and health, and (3) immigrants and health. Specifically, she has investigated socioeconomic disparities in health in relation to employment status, working conditions, regulations, and welfare states. Currently, she is studying how occupational stress affects the mental health of microbusiness owners in Canada. Dr. Kim is a recipient of the Best Health Practitioner and Best Community Survey Organizer Award presented by Korea's Ministry of Health & Welfare.
View Dr. Kim’s publications on PubMed